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Malibu Express (1985)

A womanizing private detective is assigned the task of investigating who is behind the hi-tech computer technology leaks to the Russians.

Director:

Andy Sidaris

Writer:

Andy Sidaris
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Darby Hinton ... Cody Abilene
Sybil Danning ... Contessa Luciana
Art Metrano ... Matthew
Shelley Taylor Morgan Shelley Taylor Morgan ... Anita Chamberlain
Brett Baxter Clark ... Shane (as Brett Clark)
Niki Dantine ... Lady Lillian Chamberlain
Lori Sutton Lori Sutton ... Beverly
Lorraine Michaels Lorraine Michaels ... Liza Chamberlain
Lynda Wiesmeier ... June Khnockers
Kimberly McArthur Kimberly McArthur ... Faye
Barbara Edwards ... May
Abb Dickson Abb Dickson ... P. L. Buffington
Busty O'Shea Busty O'Shea ... Doreen Buffington
Randy Rudy Randy Rudy ... Bobo Buffington
Michael A. Andrews Michael A. Andrews ... Stuart Chamberlain (as Michael Andrews)
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Storyline

Smooth-talking Texan sexy cowboy and ambitious private investigator Cody Abilene is assigned by the cryptic Contessa Luciana with the task of watching over the eccentric and well-off Lady Lillian Chamberlain after following up on a lead. In the meantime, an elusive traitor and a serious threat to National security is acting as a courier stealing state-of-the-art computer technology right under the government's nose and selling it back to the Russians. Inevitably, the bodies will soon start piling up as the inconspicuous Cody who infiltrates the luxurious Chamberlain's villa in Bel-Air will unearth a family member's involvement with a project led by the nefarious computer magnate Jonathan Harper. Without a doubt, someone wants desperately Cody dead, however, between murder, blackmail and espionage, good old Cody will always help any woman in distress because after all, there will always be knights in the world. Written by Nick Riganas

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Packing Heat From Texas To Malibu Beach! See more »


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Trivia

Generally considered to be the initial Andy Sidaris and Christian Drew Sidaris "L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies" or "Girls with Guns"-series film despite being the only installment with no major characters or cast members who reappear in future chapters. Continuity is provided in Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987) when the character of Rowdy Abilene, played by Ronn Moss, is said to be the brother of Cody Abilene, played by Darby Hinton in this film. See more »

Goofs

The rail car painting at the entrance to Cody Abilene's yacht clearly portrays an observation car rather than a caboose as Cody states in the narration. An observation car is coupled to the end of a passenger train and often carries upscale amenities such as a lounge for first class passengers. A caboose is a much more Spartan car used to carry crewmen of a freight train. See more »

Quotes

Cody Abilene: All right everybody, this party's over!
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Jack Smilow. See more »

Connections

Followed by Hard Hunted (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Girl in the Centerfold
Written by Neal Davenport
Performed by Barry Walsh
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Darby is a hottie
26 August 2006 | by gcoberlySee all my reviews

Hinton is charmingly alluring; the plot is inconsequential.

From his cute days as Daniel Boone's son he has developed into a very handsome man - and you see "most" of him in this soft core flick along with costar Brent Clark who has a HOT shower scene. Actually Darby's most fleshy scene is also in the shower (great ass but no frontal male nudity in this film). Pool views of his torso, however, are definitely eye-candy. There is also a lot of attractive female skin for those who seek it, but not to the point that this is exclusively a "guy flick."

Most of the characters are played with the same underdevelopment as they were written. Don't look for literature or drama here. But if you want light, frothy, sexual titillation... you've found it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Malibu Express See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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